Super Simple Cutting Boards

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Project by bubba1772 posted 11-25-2012 05:03 AM 3098 views 38 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Super simple. I’m always amazed at how popular these boards are. I make them in all types of wood. These are walnut. Just one board about a foot wide, chop it up and glue it back together. Some of my best sellers. The ones I made of purpleheart looked incredible. Added angled sides to a few to change it up a bit.

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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#1 posted 11-25-2012 05:05 AM

Absolutely gorgeous. Hope someone can appreciate it!

-- Terry, Hamlin, NY,

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#2 posted 11-25-2012 05:07 AM

Nice looking board. Nothing wrong with simple. Humans notoriously like to over complicate things.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 11-25-2012 05:19 AM

Beautiful work.

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#4 posted 11-25-2012 06:34 AM

Very Nice!!

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#5 posted 11-25-2012 09:14 AM

I’m amazed at what some of the LJ’s can come up with for cutting boards. Some are mind boggling.
But I always find that simple is usually the best way to go. Not every customer likes mind boggling.
These are really really nice!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#6 posted 11-25-2012 01:21 PM

Very very nice! One question: what is the recommended type of glue to use in cutting boards?

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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#7 posted 11-25-2012 01:28 PM

Beautiful. Sometimes the simple things are better.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#8 posted 11-25-2012 01:39 PM

Simple ? Simply beautiful !! : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 11-25-2012 02:27 PM

Very nice work. I really like the last one the best. Just sawn and re-glued gets you a great look.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 11-25-2012 02:55 PM

Sergiozal – I have always heard to stick with titebond2 or 3. I usually use TB3 for the extra protection against the water

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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#11 posted 11-25-2012 03:22 PM

Wow excellent end grain board, great way to turn 3/4” stock (little too thin for a cutting board) into something thicker.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#12 posted 11-25-2012 04:17 PM

Stunning, great job! I’m heading right out to the shop to make a couple like those!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#13 posted 11-25-2012 04:21 PM

Very cool effect with the grain. These are some of the classiest cutting boards I’ve seen. Thanks for sharing.

-- Fergie in CO

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#14 posted 11-25-2012 06:23 PM

I really like the look and the grain pattern is amazing. In the first pick is it a hand hold cut out of the bottom or is the whole thing undercut ?

-- Measure once, cut twice - you think I would learn!

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#15 posted 11-25-2012 06:50 PM

It’s just a hand hold cut about a inch and a half back.

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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